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As an employer, we offer a wide range of rewarding jobs. Our employees take pride in their work and in making Traverse City the best it can be. The City of Traverse City has approximately 15,000 residents, but serves regionally as the economic hub. The City leadership and staff pride themselves in providing quality municipal services to residents, while implementing green initiatives for a more sustainable future through renewable energy goals, and identifying environmentally friendly solutions. Five strategic goals and objectives have been identified by the City Commission to address in the upcoming year; Housing, Transportation, Water-Related Infrastructure, Tax Revenue, and Economic Development. Learn more about the City in its annual report, The Performance.
The City of Traverse City is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religious beliefs, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or political affiliation. Employees must live within a radius of twenty (20) miles of the City limits, measured from the nearest City limit. We accept employment applications only for specific positions that are open and solicited. Unsolicited applications will not be accepted. By submitting the application via electronic means, the applicant acknowledges that his or her electronic signature on the application has the same effect as his or her original signature under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.
The City of Traverse City is an equal opportunity employer. Full-time positions receive a competitive benefits package; paid time off, short-term leave, health, dental, vision, and life insurance, employer retirement contribution, and participation in Michigan’s Municipal Employee Retirement System, pension benefit program.